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The Moline Police Department wants the public's help to identify a person suspected of trying to rob a convenience store. 

The attempted armed robbery happened about 10:37 a.m., Sept. 8., at the Super Stop in the 1300 block of 15th Street, according to the department.

The suspect was described as a young man about 17 years old, wearing a gray hoodie, gloves, a ski mask and shoes that appeared to be the Vans brand, according to Crime Stoppers. There was a Nike symbol on the hoodie that appeared to have been covered with duct tape, which was peeling away. 

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According to Crime Stoppers, his hand was in his pocket, but police think he was pretending to have a gun. He demanded money, but the employee refused. AA customer walked in and the clerk told him to call 911. 

The would-be robber then said he was just kidding, Crime Stoppers said, and left the store.

Moline Police Department asks anyone with information to call 309-524-2140 or Crime Stoppers of the Quad Cities at 309-762-9500. Crime Stoppers also accepts tips through the P3 tips app.

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